Susan A. Marks

Susan A. Marks

Attorney Profile

Top Rated Family Law Attorney in Rolling Meadows, IL

SAM Law Office, LLC
 | 3601 W Algonquin Rd, Suite 325
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008
Phone: 847-255-9925
Fax: 847-348-9458
Selected To Super Lawyers: 2017 - 2021
Licensed Since: 2004
Practice Areas:
  • Family Law (80%),
  • Personal Injury - General: Plaintiff (10%),
  • Estate & Trust Litigation (10%)
    Attorney Profile

    Susan A. Marks is dedicated to providing clients with experienced, technically advanced and sensitive representation in divorce, child custody, child support matters, personal injury, medical negligence, car accident and wrongful death claims. Always kind, her soft-spoken approach is a source of comfort for victims of negligent conduct and tumultuous family relations.

    Ms. Marks has helped hundreds of clients find their way through the trauma of divorce, child support and child custody issues. She helps her clients realize that they can survive, emerge stronger and victorious in the face of adverse issues and irrational spouses. Every family law client has unique needs and issues. Ms. Marks works with her clients to help them determine their financial needs before, during and after the preceding. Her frank approach of telling clients what she can and cannot achieve in these cases helps her clients understand the reality of families and the law.

    Sometimes the only justice that a client who has been injured by a medical professional, an automobile or truck driver or from poorly kept premises is litigation against the wrongdoer. Clients come to Ms. Marks who have been seriously injured at the hands of a wrongdoer. Their surviving family members contact Ms. Marks to understand why a loved one was suddenly fine and then gone. Every client has their own unique problems and questions as a result of their accident or injury. Ms. Marks meticulously reviews the medical records and the other facts of the case and brings the victim's story alive to the judge and the jury and so that they can get the compensation they deserve.

    Ms. Marks has conducted numerous bench and jury trial. She is a member of the Federal Trial Bar, the American Association of Justice, Illinois Trial Lawyers Association, the Chicago Bar Association and Northwest Suburban Bar Association. Whether your issue requires a full blown jury trial, expert witnesses or a simple hearing, Ms. Marks fights hard for her clients. Sometimes a client does not want a fight but wants to resolve the matter peacefully. Ms. Marks encourages swift and efficient resolution of issues by agreement, especially where children are involved. But if you need someone who will go to the mat for you when you need it, Ms. Marks is the attorney for you.

    Ms. Marks brings a wealth of experience from diverse fields. She completed her undergraduate at the University of Wisconsin at Eau Claire. Upon graduation she became a nursing home administrator. Ms. Marks then moved on to manage a network of over 120 orthopedic physicians as executive director of Midwest Orthopedic Network, LLC. Ms. Marks has held various executive positions and worked for some of the largest hospitals, physician groups and health plans in the area. Before founding SAM LAW, OFFICE, LLC, Ms. Marks worked at CCH Incorporated as an editor where she analyzed the health law areas of Medicare, HIPPA, OIG, false claims/qui tam, anti-trust and stark provisions.

    In addition to her passion for the law, Susan has volunteered at area domestic violence shelters and is an active member of numerous legal industry groups."


    Frequent Case Types

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    Areas of Practice

    • Divorce
    • Child Custody
    • Paternity
    • Child Support
    • Custody & Visitation
    • No-Fault Divorce
    • Orders of Protecton & Restraining Orders
    • Personal Injury -- Plaintiff
    • Automobile Accidents
    • Motor Vehicle Accidents -- Plaintiff
    • Police Misconduct
    • Premises Injury
    • Medical Malpractice
    • Nursing Home

    West Practice Categories

    Car Accident, Child Custody, Child Support, Divorce, Medical Malpractice, Nursing Home Abuse, Personal Injury

    About Susan Marks

    Admitted: 2004, Illinois

    Professional Webpage:

    Bar/Professional Activity:

    • American Association For Justice
    • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Northwest Suburban Bar Association

    Pro bono/Community Service:

    • Divorce Faciltator


    • At SAM LAW OFFICE, LLC we are committed to making a positive difference in the lives of our clients. As a law firm concentrating in family law and personal injury law, we work daily on behalf of our clients who are often facing some of the most difficult times of their lives. We believe our job is to provide our clients with sound advice, vigorous representation and the unwavering service that our clients deserve. We have the results to prove that the work we do has a profound impact on the lives of our clients and their families. When we choose to take a case, we do so with an understanding of what is at stake and with a deep sense of commitment to the clients we serve. We are advocates for our clients and work diligently to seek the best possible outcome on their behalf.

    Educational Background:

    • Bachelor of Science in Health Care Administration, 1983

    Industry Groups

    • Chicago Bar Association
    • Federal Trial Bar
    • Illinois Bar Association
    • Illinois Trial Lawyers Association
    • Northwest Suburban Bar Association
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    Office Location for Susan A. Marks

    3601 W Algonquin Rd
    Suite 325
    Rolling Meadows, IL 60008

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    Last Updated: 8/27/2020

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